100 years ago
July 29, 1915
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Schoneman and family moved last week into their practically new home, one block east of the Rock Island station. They literally made the place over—having raised the roof, added to the room, added a large and beautiful porch and refinished the whole exterior.
Walter Thompson is sure some fisherman. He has a boat on the Cottonwood and during the recent high water it got full of water, and when he examined it after the water had gone down, he found a thirteen and half pound “buffalo” in it.
Another place that has been wonderfully improved is Mr. and Mrs. Ed Freeland’s residence. The improvements are practically completed and the place is now one of the very attractive ones in the town. The house was enlarged and a large, beautiful porch added.
The signs for the permanent markers on the Old Santa Fe Trail have arrived and word from the men who are carrying out the project is that it will not be long now until the poles and signs will be erected through this part of the state.
George Hausers have joined the sleeping-porch crowd, and are now using the fine second-story porch recently added to their residence.
The appendicitis patients at the Marion Hospital, Mrs. Arthur Kelsey, Misses Hazel Gordon, May Pumpelly and Emma Frobenius, are all getting along nicely.